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Surnames: LAMBERSTON, RICE
Researcher: Roberta Andersen
Email: randersen7@comcast.net [e-mail updated 07 Jun 2003 jet]
Date posted: Monday, September 30, 1996

Seek info Peter RICE (b: Ohio) married to Catherine LAMBERSTON (b: Pennsylvania)! Peter and Catherine listed in 1860 Kent Co. (name listed as RISH) and 1870 Kent Co. (name listed as RICE) MI census - where did they go after that! Son, Jacob RICE, b: Michigan, est 1863, wife name of Maggie. They were married in 1887 and he died in 1896; they had four children William, Maggie, Fannie, and Walter (Jack). Fannie was born in Lake Co., MI. Please email me at randersen7@comcast.net. Thanks!

 

Surnames: CALDWELL, MUSSELMAN
Researcher: Sherlene Belden
Email: sbelden@accn.org
Date posted: Wednesday, December 4, 1996

I am searching for parents, siblings, and an exact birthplace, in NY, 1844, for Ora Jay (O.J.) CALDWELL. He married Adelaide MUSSELMAN, in Michigan, and they live in Chase, Lake Co, MI, where he died in 1920. Their children are Fred, Truman (Truman lived at 1143 Drexel Avenue, Detroit, Wayne Co, MI, in 1930.) and Ray CALDWELL. Fred lived in TN and CA. It is said that Ray was a traveling salesman in Detroit. Truman was b. 24 Jul 1875, in Kalamazoo Co, MI. He moved, as a child, with his parents to Chase, Lake Co, MI and was living with them in 1920. Fred E CALDWELL, b. 7 Sep 1886 and Ray A.CALDWELL, b. 18 Sep 1871. Any assistance would be greatly appreciated

 

Surnames: CUTLER, HUNTER, POTTER, SLAYTON
Researcher: Donn P. Cutler
Email: dcutler@midco.net
Date posted: Sunday, January 26, 1997

Searching for info on Dexter Allan CUTLER b 12 Sep 1814 Family. They appear on the 1880 Lake Co Census. Wife: Clarissa Emeline SLAYTON b 4 Nov 1828 NY d 28 Feb 1895 in Ellsworth, Lake Co,MI. Children: Emma Sophia b 21 Oct 1862 Grattin,MI; Sarah Frances b 30 Apr 1865 Keene,Ionia,MI; Minnie May b 29 Aug 1868 MI. I would very much like to obtain death records, obituaries, cemetery records of Clarissa. She went by Emeline on the Census and may be listed that way. I have a copy of the 1880 Census. Searching for info on Homer CUTLER family. They appear on the 1880 Lake Co Census. Wife: Emmogene POTTER b 1858 Ionia, MI. Child: Maude b 1879 MI. Homer was the 1880 Census enumerator for Ellsworth twp, Lake Co. He may have also been the Sheriff of Lake Co. Searching for info on Henry Allen CUTLER b Aug 1840 Family. They appear on the 1900 Lake Co Census. Wife: Sarah A HUNTER. Children: Mary E. b 1876 MI; Ward H b 1878 MI. Ward was listed as as grocer and Henry was a Civil War Pensioner. Sarah was not listed on the Census. Also looking for Hal CUTLER b Oct 1863 MI Family. Wife: Lorene C. b May 1878. Hal occupation is listed as a pros. atty on 1900 Lake Co Census. I have the 1880 and 1900 Census but would like any other info on these ancestors. Please e-mail. Thanks.

 

Surnames: EICHENBERG, LINDERMAN
Researcher: Merryann Palmer
Email: mapalmer@concentric.net
Date posted: Monday, February 17, 1997

LINDERMAN, Samuel. Wife Mary (EICHENBERG)died in Lake Co., MI @1875. Is Samuel buried there too? Did he own land? Is there a tombstone for Mary that I can get a picture of?

 

Surnames: ALBAITIES, KIAUNIS
Researcher: Diane Boettcher
Email: boet@omeganet.es
Date posted: Wednesday, March 19, 1997

Looking for William George ALBAITIS (b. 24 Feb 1882 in Lithuania) and his wife, Antonia Anna KIAUNIS (b. 12 Aug 1882 in Lithuania). They should have been settled in Peacock by 1920, but they're not in the census. They had 10 children: Mary, Joseph, George, Nellie, Anna, Margaret, William, John, Frank and Alex. The last 9 may have been born in Peacock after 1911.

 

Surnames: GOULD, PEPPER
Researcher: Robert Hole, Jr.
Email: rhole@interaktv.com
Date posted: Monday, May 5, 1997

I am looking for information on Lake County residents Jacob Riley PEPPER, b. 1839 in New York, moved to Lake Co. ca. 1880 and to Deer Lake 1881, Jacob's wife Serua Ann GOULD who was born in Hillsdale County. According to death certs., both are buried in Pinora Cemetery, Pinora, Lake Co.. I am also looking for info on their relatives: Serua's father Nelson GOULD and her mother; Jacob's brothers John PEPPER and Philatus PEPPER and any descendants/spouses. I'm a descendant of Jacob and Serua.

 

Surnames: CURTICE, DANKS, GOODRICH, NELSON, TANNER, WALLACE
Researcher: Judy Hull
Email: JudyHull@charter.net
[e-mail updated 19 Jul 2003 jet]
Date posted: Tuesday, May 20, 1997

John B. WALLACE born in NY married ? Nelson and had a son Amasa E. WALLACE also born in NY in 1846. Amasa E. WALLACE married Laura A. GOODRICH (born 1860 Utah). Amasa and Laura had a son Roy A. WALLACE born 1884 Lake Co. Mi. possibly Baldwin. Roy died 1966 Lake Co. Mi. Roy married Cora TANNER born 1892 in Chase Mi. I do not know Cora Tanner's parents but I believe she was married a second time to a Danks. I have no record of marriage, birth or deaths. Roy and Cora are the parents of my grandfather Donald Roy WALLACE born Nov. 30, 1908, married Neva Curtice on Aug. 11, 1926 and died Dec. 22, 1982 in Montcalm Co. Mi. Any information would be helpful

 

Surnames: COLLIER, GRIFFIN, OLNEY, RHODES
Researcher: Mike Griffin
Email: Zartanyon@aol.com
Date posted: Thursday, June 12, 1997

I am looking for any COLLIER'S, GRIFFIN'S, OLNEY'S,and RHODES. Our family has lived in Michigan fo about 150+ years. I have over 1600 names in family tree. I would appreciate any help you can give or any I can help with for you.

 

Surnames: CRANDALL, GLEASON, OSWALD
Researcher: Emma Oswald
Email: eoswald@gte.net
Date posted: Tuesday, September 30, 1997

Looking for any information regarding Charles CRANDALL and his wife Susan GLEASON who had a daughter Leitha who married Charles Aaron OSWALD. Lived in the Bitley and Baldwin areas. Also wanting information about the parents of Charles Aaron OSWALD who moved to this area from Canada.

 

Surnames: HORTON, STAGE, WINTER
Researcher: Kevin J. Stage
Email: gon2dogs@cms.net-serv.com
Date posted: Friday, October 3, 1997

I am looking for any information on the surname STAGE. My Great-Great-Grandfather was William STAGE, He married Esther HORTON in Pa.. They had 2 sons, Joseph and Louis Franklin Both of the sons were married in Luther, Michigan,to Lavina and Orra WINTER. >From Lake Co. they moved to Mennominee Co. and from there they moved to Tennessee. They Left Mi. inbetween 1904 and 1914.

 

Surnames: CADWELL, KADWELL, KNIGHT
Researcher: Jerry De Rose
Email: jerryder@inreach.com
Date posted: Sunday, July 5, 1998

James Howard Knight b-abt 1826 d-aft 1902 m-1st unk name and date. Issue Thomas Knight b-abt 1863 m-2nd Mar 22, 1875 in Baldwin, Lake Co., MI, Mary Eliza Kadwell b- Nov 12, 1855 Ontario, Canada d-Oct 31, 1932 Yreka, CA Nine children from this marriage. Need info on first marriage, wifes name, birth date, death date, etc. Need info on James origin (England?). Need info on Thomas Knights wife and decendents.

 

Surnames: HEILMAN, KEEFER, MANN, SEDAN, SMITH
Researcher: Calvin Heilman
Email: Ezduzitcbj@aol.com
Date posted: Saturday, August 15, 1998

My father-Orie Alvin Heilman- was born in Lake County. My Grandfather- John Heilman lived in Lake County with his wife Stella Coates. I don't have any inforcation on my Great Grandfather-Henry Heilman-and his wife Malissa Mann. John Heilman was born in 1885, not sure about Malissa Mann. Stella Coates died at an early age,around the age of 42. Any information on Heilman's or Mann will be very much appreciated.

 

Surnames: BLACKMER, CLOTHER, CLOTHIER, DAGEN, PANGBORN, PANGBURN
Researcher: Tony Clemente
Email: tonycee@mail.us-net.com
Date posted: Tuesday, August 18, 1998

Looking for any and all information on my Lake County, MI ancestors. I am a family genealogist and will exchange information on these lines. Are there any other descendants out there doing research? Please contact me..

 

Surnames: AYERS, MEDES
Researcher: Amy Campbell
Email: paulec@cactuscom.com
Date posted: Tuesday, August 25, 1998

Searching for any and all information on Benjamin Medes and wife Phoebe Ayers. In Coral, Lake Co. MI by 1836 for birth of their daughter Harriett Sophia.

 

Surnames: CARR, WHALING
Researcher: James Burrow
Email: jimac@lightspeed.net
Date posted: Saturday, August 29, 1998

WHALING, DAVID. Lived in Chase, MI in 1891 and died 1911. He was a veteran of Civil War. Michigan Engineers and Mechanics Co. G. He was married to Mary Elizabeth Carr. Date unknown. MARY E. CARR married DAVID WHALING and had two daughters, Cora and Effie.

 

Surnames: COBLE, KOBEL
Researcher: Chip Coble
Email: chip2256@aol.com
Date posted: Friday, September 4, 1998

Seeking cemetery and death records for Christian COBLE / KOBEL b. 20 June 1808 PA. d. abt. 1892. Wife Sarah b. 25 Nov. 1824 OH. d. 16 Apr. 1873 Union Twp., Isabella Co., (MI. Death Certificate). They may possible be buried in a Lutheran cemetery. Christian and Sarah lived and had children born in todays Lake / Osceola Counties area. Any Information regarding Christian Coble / Kobel and his family would be greatly appreciated. Thank-you for your time.

 

Surnames: MACKENZIE, MCKENZIE
Researcher: Kim DeLong
Email: kdelong@sault.com
Date posted: Friday, September 11, 1998

Looking for information regarding George Edward McKenzie, born 4-01-1901 in Bristol Michigan (Lake Co). His parents were John Franklin McKenzie & Mary Marguerite Schmidt McKenzie. Spelling may have been MacKenzie.

 

Surnames: BABCOCK, BLOOD, DECKER, MILLER, PULLMAN, WOOD
Researcher: BAdkins
Email: BAdkins647@aol.com
Date posted: Wednesday, September 16, 1998

Seeking information on Albert Alvin and Mary (Pullman) Blanchard and family, who moved to Lake County, MI in Nov., 1870. Family owned and operated a saw mill there. Their two youngest children were born in Lake in 1871 and 1875. Thanks!.

 

Surnames: DEWITT, RODGERS, ROGERS, WILTSIE
Researcher: Bev Julian
Email: Bev98@hotmail.com
Date posted: Saturday, September 19, 1998

Looking for information on Joseph G. Rogers and his wife Sarrah M. "Dewitt" Rogers and their children Ida, Elmer and Arthur. Living in Lake Co., around 1875 to 1910's..

 

Surnames: WALLACE
Researcher: Judy Hull
Email: JudyHull@charter.net
[e-mail updated 19 Jul 2003 jet]
Date posted: Monday, September 21, 1998

WALLACE, John b: abt 1820 NY married ? Nelson. They had at least one child (probably more)Amasa E. WALLACE b: 1846 NY. They moved to Lake Co. Mi. and Amasa and his wife, Laura Goodrich had the following children; Wade E. Wallace, Roy Amasa Wallace, John Buck Wallace, Myrtle Wallace, Joseph Wallace and Arthur Wallace. Looking for any other relatives to this Wallace branch..

 

Surnames: ABRAM, CHARLES, IRENE, ROWAN, SARAH, WARREN
Researcher: Rosemary Clark
Email: raclark@portup.com
Date posted: Wednesday, October 14, 1998

Looking for verification of the Abram Rowan family possibly in Lake County, Mich. I have them listed in either Paris or Chase township 1850. Would like to know about years after that. Would like to know if they are buried in the area..

 

Surnames: GLEASON, IVES
Researcher: Cindy Ives Kurland
Email: CKur141550@aol.com
Date posted: Tuesday, October 27, 1998

The IVES & GLEASON families of Lake Co. I am seeking information on ??? Almon Ives b.1891 Newaygo Co. Mi. m. Zilpha M. Gleason b.1893 and settled in Lake Co. Zilpha M. Gleason was the daughter of Perry Gleason .What was Mr. Ives first name? They had 7 children together. Max Ives, Vivian Ives, Vern Ives, John Ives, Philip Ives, Ralph Gleason Ives, and Luella Ives. Also researching the surname Cook. Thank you for any & all help.

 

Surnames: BANCROFT, COOK
Researcher: Stephanie Zimmerman
Email: EMTGAL@AOL.COM
Date posted: Monday, November 9, 1998

I am looking for info on Louis(Lewis)Bancroft. It is said that he had a farm in Hesperia, Lake Co. with his second wife Mabel. Louis married Lottie(?) Cook first and they had six children together before divorcing. He died about 11/1959 in Mancelona MI. If you have any info, or know of anyone who might, I would appreciate hearing from you. Thanks.

 

Surnames: BEATTY
Researcher: Susen Bryant
Email: Susen0962@aol.com
Date posted: Thursday, November 12, 1998

I am researching the BEATTY/BEATY surname in Lake County, MI. I would appreciate even the slightest tidbit on a Casper BEATTY or Jacob BEATTY. I have censuses from 1900 and 1910 that has them living close to each other in Pleasant Plains Township of Baldwin Village. I know the names of the children but wish to know more about them. Thank you for your time..

 

Surnames: SWITZER
Researcher: Don Switzer
Email: dswitzer@pathwaynet.com
Date posted: Saturday, November 14, 1998

My great granddad George Henry Switzer lived in the Forman/Baldwin area, died there in Feb of 1879, and is buried in the Nirvana cemetery. Switzer Lake, and Switzer Bridge, both south of Idlewild, are named for him. I am unable to find a death record on him, and am interested in this item and any other data I can develop. His son was Geo. Oscar Switzer, a prominent physician in Ludington. Any info would be appreciated. Thanks, and regards from Greenville MI. Don

 

Surnames: COATES, HEILMAN, HEILMANN, MANN, PEPPER, PEPPLER, RANKIN, SWARTZ, WEBSTER
Researcher: Calvin A. Heilman
Email: ezduzit@uswest.net
Date posted: Monday, December 7, 1998

My Grandfather and Gr.Gr. Grandfather are both buried in Lake County. Most of my relatives have lived in Lake County. The years that I'm researching are from: 1805 to early 1900's. I would exchange what information I have for new information..

 

Surnames: TANNER, WALLACE
Researcher: Judy Hull
Email: JudyHull@charter.net
[e-mail updated 19 Jul 2003 jet]
Date posted: Wednesday, January 20, 1999

Fred TANNER and his spouse (unknown) were living in Chase, Lake Co. Mi. in the 1880's. They had a daughter named Cora Tanner born abt 1881 - 1892, who married Roy Wallace in 1908 Lake Co. Would like any information reguarding the Tanner family..

 

 

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